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traveling from Chicago to Houston by bus

Cheapest price
$86.00
Fastest time
23h 15m
Trips per day
9
bus carriers
2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to Houston?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Chicago to Houston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Houston were $92.33. By booking 19 days out, tickets are on average $94.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Chicago to Houston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Houston by bus is at 12 AM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6 PM on Monday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Chicago to Houston?

On average there are 9 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Houston, with an average of 8 trips per day and 149 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Houston. Of the 9 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Chicago start at $106.00.

bus lines that run from Chicago to Houston

Tornado Bus

Tornado Bus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Houston. The average Tornado Bus ticket to Houston costs $146.03. Cheap Tornado Bus tickets to Houston are available on Wanderu starting from $145.00. In Chicago, Tornado Bus departs from Tornado Bus Station and no other station. In Houston, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station - Airport and 1 other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Chicago to Houston takes 23 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Houston in 23 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $146.05 for a weekend getaway trip to Houston.

Tornado Bus
Tornado Bus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
23h 22m
Avg. Price
$146.03

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 8 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Houston. The average Greyhound ticket to Houston costs $115.08. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Houston are available on Wanderu starting from $86.00. In Chicago, Greyhound departs from Dan Ryan Bus Station and 1 other station. In Houston, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Houston takes 28 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Houston in 23 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $120.35 for a weekend getaway trip to Houston.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 26m
Avg. Price
$115.08
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Houston will depart from Dan Ryan Bus Station, Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Tornado Bus Station.
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Tornado Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Houston at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St, Tornado Bus Station - Airport, Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood are the main bus stations in Houston for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Greyhound Station - 2121 Main St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood